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Women of Steel Quilt Block Challenge
To commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Women of Steel in District 6, the D6 Women’s Committee is making a quilt. We are asking women/women’s committees across the District to submit a quilt block.
Holiday Message from USW District 6 Director Marty Warren
Two-Tier System Hurts Taxi Workers
Steelworkers join legal challenge of backroom Uber deal.
Speak Out Against Violence
Women of Steel Launch Anti-Violence Initiative.
TWU, USW National Local 1944 Ratifies Collective Agreement with Telus
TWU, USW National Local 1944 members vote 68% in favour of new contract.
Canada’s Unions Call Anti-Pension Bill C-27 a Betrayal
Canada’s unions are organizing against Bill C-27, legislation that allows Crown corporations and federal private-sector employers to back out of defined-benefit pension commitments.
Renewal After Wildfire
Steelworkers Solidarity for Fort McMurray
42,000 Steel, Auto Jobs at Risk
Despite promising “real change” more than a year ago, the federal Liberals are moving forward with the previous government’s secret trade deals that will kill tens of thousands of middle-class jobs.
USW Cares: Boots and Socks Drive
USW Local 4120 in Guelph, Ont., hosted a Boots and Socks drive to help community members stay warm for the winter season.
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $180,000 to 79 Food Banks Across Canada
“The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is proud to contribute to food banks in communities across Canada where our union’s members live and work." - Ken Neumann
Protect Our Rights to Free Speech!
Tell the federal government to keep its word and stop the attacks on Canadian charities working for social change.
United Steelworkers Members Reach Agreements with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
Steelworkers contracts address pension issues caused by privatization of former Atomic Energy of Canada Limited.
Steelworkers Support Blueprint for Effective Ombudsperson in Extractive Sector
Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability releases model legislation for an effective human rights ombudsperson.
Why Young Workers Like Me Turned Our Backs To Protest Trudeau
There is no shortage of reasons for young workers to protest Justin Trudeau, says USW NextGen activist Briana Broderick.
Steelworkers Cautiously Optimistic Over Bedrock Industries-U.S. Steel Agreement
Agreements reached by Bedrock Industries with the Ontario government and U.S. Steel represent the best opportunity to date for the restructuring and continued operation of U.S. Steel Canada facilities.
USW Cares: A Million Thanks, Saskatoon Steelworkers!
Members of USW Local 8914 in Saskatoon, SK are the recent recipients of United Way Centraide Canada’s “Thanks a Million” award for their 2015 campaign.
USW Cares: Southwestern Ontario Steelworkers Join Forces for the Community
Another Death, Another Plea Bargain and Fine for Vale
USW calls for Ontario government, Attorney General and police to answer for failure to pursue criminal investigation.
USW Cares: Once a Steelworker, Always a Steelworker
Former Steelworkers of USW Local 455 in Welland, Ontario gathered together again for a reunion.
Women of Steel Helping to Empower Young Women to Succeed
USW Local 7913 Women of Steel Kayla Merke and Alecia McLeod were invited to YWCA Brandon’s Power of Being a Girl Conference.